Cover photo for Joyce Elaine Curtis's Obituary
Joyce Elaine Curtis Profile Photo
1933 Joyce 2015

Joyce Elaine Curtis

September 8, 1933 — March 15, 2015

Joyce E. (Plantaber) Curtis, better known as "Bear" to her friends passed from this life, Sunday, March 15, 2015 in Fort Smith, Arkansas surrounded by her loving family and friends. Joyce was born September 8, 1933 in Sterling, Illinois to Warren Plantaber Sr. and Janetta Anna (Ellis) Plantaber. Joyce was 81 years, 6 months and 7 days old.

Joyce enjoyed reading and working puzzles. Spending time with family and friends was her favorite pastime. She loved making memories with each of them.

Joyce leaves behind to cherish her memory, four daughters: Connie Kelly and Janice Holcomb of Sterling, Illinois, Penny Cheshire and Karren Gossett of Boles, Arkansas, two sons: Paul Cheshire Jr. and wife (Connie) and Keith Cheshire and wife (Mary) of Sterling, Illinois and one sister. Joyce will forever remain in the hearts of her many many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren as well as one very dear friend, Alice Davis of Fort Smith, Arkansas. Joyce will be missed by all that knew her and the many whose lives she impacted.

Joyce was preceded in death by her parents, Warren and Janetta (Ellis) Plantaber, two brothers, two grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Cremation arrangements are being entrusted to the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home & Crematory in Waldron, Arkansas.

In Lieu of flowers, memory cards may be mailed to: C/O Joyce E. Curtis, 4351 Yearling Ridge Rd, Boles, AR 72926.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Joyce Elaine Curtis, please visit our flower store.


Visits: 1

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree